BIO: L.B. Sedlacek is an award winning poet and author with poetry and fiction appearing in many different journals and zines. Her first short story collection came out on Leap Day in 2020 entitled “Four Thieves of Vinegar & Other Short Stories” published by Alien Buddha Press. Her latest poetry books are “The Poet Next Door” (Cyberwit Press), “The Adventures of Stick People on Cars” (Alien Buddha Press), “The Architect of French Fries” (Presa Press) and “Words and Bones” (Finishing Line Press.) She is a former Poetry Editor for “ESC! Magazine” and also co-hosted the podcast for the small press, “Coffee House to Go,” for several years. She also teaches poetry at local elementary and middle schools and publishes a free resource for poets, “The Poetry Market Ezine.” In her free time, LB enjoys swimming, reading, and playing guitar or ukulele.